Ericsson’s Steve Plunkett: IBC 2017 preview

Steve Plunkett

Ericsson’s CTO of broadcast and media services, Steve Plunkett, tells us what to look out for at IBC this year. It’s almost IBC time again,… Read more

McDonough takes charge of Forbidden Technologies

Ian McDonough

Cloud video software-as-a-service specialist Forbidden Technologies has named former Turner northern Europe chief and BBC Worldwide executive Ian McDonough as its new CEO. McDonough will… Read more

Whitepaper | Delivering Live Video from the Cloud When the World is Watching

Akamai WP

Learn how to simplify live video workflow and ensure quality You’ve got one chance to get a live event right. Learn how to build quality… Read more

Whitepaper | Implementing Live-to-VOD Services On-Premises Or In The Cloud

elemental screen shot

Enrich the viewing experience by instantly converting live broadcast into video-on-demand offerings using the cloud. Make your customers excessively happy and boost opportunities to increase… Read more

Netflix completes cloud migration

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Netflix said that after seven years it completed its cloud migration last month and shut down “the last remaining data centre bits” used by its… Read more

Microsoft announces European cloud expansion

Satya Nadella announces the cloud launch

Microsoft plans to expand its public cloud initiative to the UK in 2016 and has completed its cloud build-out in the Netherlands and Ireland, CEO Satya… Read more

Cloud traffic to quadruple over five years

Doug Webster

Global cloud traffic will more than quadruple between now and the end of 2019, growing from 2.1 to 8.6 zettabytes and outpacing the growth of… Read more

Turner buys majority stake in iStreamPlanet


Turner Broadcasting System has bought a majority stake in live video streaming company iStreamPlanet, a major cloud investment that will see it “develop new products… Read more

YouView ‘re-engineering’ platform to harness power of the web

Nick Thexton

YouView can do more to harness the power of the web, according to chief technology officer Nick Thexton, who hinted at a major revamp of… Read more

Q&A: Tiaan Schutte, President, Alticast


Tiaan Schutte, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Alticast, talks about the impact of cloud technology on pay TV. Virtualization and migration to… Read more